The Birds of Bramalea

Two years before the release of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie The Birds, Bramalea was invaded with its own flock of birds…or at least the advertisements were.

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Early Bramalea marketing was plentiful and often playful/humorous.  One curious aspect of many from 1961 is that they have two birds placed somewhere in the image. Guess which advertisement is my favourite!

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Toronto Daily Star, February 25, 1961

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Toronto Daily Star, February 18, 1961

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Toronto Daily Star, February 4, 1961 61feb11

Toronto Daily Star, February 11, 1961 61mar11

Toronto Daily Star, March 11, 1961

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